May 9, 2019
The Flood and Drought Management Tools (FDMT) project, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) under its International Waters (IW) portfolio, was implemented by UN Environment and jointly executed by DHI and the Internatio...
May 9, 2019
The effect of climate change on the hydrological cycle is becoming a growing phenomenon and resulting in impacts including flood and drought events, disappearance of glaciers, decrease in groundwater recharge, and water quality de...
Health
February 18, 2019
Potable water reuse started as pioneering efforts in Southern California and Windhoek, Namibia 50 years ago. This practice has seen tremendous growth over the last 15 years in various regions of the globe adopting the latest treat...
January 17, 2019
Overview – the Basin-Connected Cities Forum The Basin-Connected Cities Forum followed the launch of the Action Agenda for Basin-Connected Cities which aims to influence and activates urban stakeholders to protect and inv...
September 19, 2018
The Action Agenda is a holistic approach recognising the water basin as a system advocating equitable allocations, increased efficiencies and connectivity across the respective basin
June 26, 2018
In today’s interconnected world, the interaction between knowledge, communication and action is more vital than ever before, access to the right information is crucial in understanding and solving the many issues globally. Commu...
June 4, 2018
The three major challenges in the water sector can be summed up as too little, too much or too dirty. Water use over the last century has been growing by more than twice the rate of population increase. A central challenge for sus...
Africa
May 14, 2018
Heidi Snyman talks about Water Basins in South Africa. Urban stakeholders have a critical role to play in preserving the freshwater resources on which they depend. A disruption in supply of freshwater resources to cities can have ...
April 9, 2018
The “new normal”, as anyone working in the water sector over the last few years knows, is a phrase that has become the mantra of an industry facing an uncertain and unpredictable future. If Heraclitus, the pre-Socractic Greek ...
March 21, 2018
IWA-TNC Joint Statement on Cooperation Partnership The International Water Association (IWA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) today announce a partnership to help municipalities and utilities to invest in catchment protection and ...